2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD Test Drive

“2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Touring” America’s Most Popular CUV Adds First Hybrid-Electric to Lineup OVERVIEW The 2020 Honda CR-V has been the most popular CUV in America over the past 22 years, and now with the addition of their first ever hybrid electric SUV leads the automaker’s plan to electrify light trucks. Honda is…

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2017 Chevrolet Trax Premiere FWD Test Drive

?2017 Chevrolet Trax CUV? Refreshed Design with more Technology and Active Safety Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, as is brand loyalty. The Chevrolet Trax, which has been on sale in Europe and only recently came to our shores, shares its global Gamma platform architecture with the Encore from Buick. The 2017 Chevrolet…

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2016 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited Test Drive

?2016 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0I Limited? Popular CUV Expands Safety Features Should you or someone you know happen to be in the market for an affordable, highly capable all-wheel drive vehicle that?s responsive and fun-to-drive with loads of versatility and that delivers the greatest fuel efficiency in its category (up to 33 mpg), with 8.7-inch ground…

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2016 Acura RDX Advance Test Drive

?2016 Acura RDX AWD Advance? A Mid-model Cycle Refresh The Acura RDX made its debut in 2007 to answer the consumer demand for luxury oriented crossover vehicles that offered increased cargo and passenger capability along with versatility and flexibility. The original example RDX was followed in 2012 by the 2013 RDX, marking the second generation…

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2016 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Test Drive

?2016 Hyundai Tucson Limited? Redesigned and ready for Urban adventures Minneapolis, MN – The Hyundai Tucson is all-new for the 2016 model year, with dramatic and edgy design cues taken from its larger sibling Santa Fe. Still smaller than the Hyundai Santa Fe, the latest example Tucson has itself, grown in stature, with an increase…

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2016 Honda Pilot Touring & Elite Test Drive

?2016 Honda Pilot? A Winning Mid-size Crossover Utility Vehicle Cincinnati, OH – The 2016 Honda Pilot marks the beginning of the third generation for the popular three-row seating Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV), with a new top-of-the-line Elite trim level that features LED headlights and taillights, 20-inch wheels, heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row captain?s…

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2016 Kia Sorento 2.0T SXL AWD Test Drive

    Kia Sorento CUV Inspired by Cross GT Show Concept. Lake Tahoe, CA NV – The 2016 Kia Sorento represents the third generation of the Korean automaker?s popular crossover utility vehicle. It is based on the Cross GT concept vehicle that bowed two years ago at the Chicago Auto Show. Kia is also celebrating…

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Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Hyundai has a twofold entry into the compact SUV/crossover category producing the three-rows of seating Santa Fe and the 8.5-inch shorter Santa Fe Sport with five-passenger seating. We recently had a chance to renew our acquaintance with the Santa Fe Sport. Design has been a high priority of Hyundai for…

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2015 Kia Sorento SX V6 AWD Test Drive

2015 Kia Sorento SX V6 AWD Not just a pretty face ? The 2015 Kia Sorento is much more than simply a freshened vehicle. Kia Motors America, which is based in West Point, Georgia, began U.S. production of the Sorento, their capable CUV, in 2009. Three short years later a significantly redesigned example of the…

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